Problems Unique to the Holocaust

Sampul Depan
University Press of Kentucky
Victims of the Holocaust were faced with moral dilemmas for which no one could prepare. Yet many of the life-and-death situations forced upon them required immediate actions and nearly impossible choices. In Problems Unique to the Holocaust, today's leading Holocaust scholars examine the difficult questions surrounding this terrible chapter in world history. Is it ever legitimate to betray others to save yourself? If a group of Jews is hiding behind a wall and a baby begins to cry, should an adult smother the child to protect the safety of the others? How guilty are the bystanders who saw w.
 

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Can Betrayal Ever Be Legitimate?
1
The Moral Dilemma of Motherhood in the Nazi Death Camps
7
Holocaust Victims of Privilege
25
Suicides or Murders?
43
Holocaust Suicides
51
Victims of Evil or Evil of Victims?
67
Medicine in the Shadow of Nuremberg
83
Is Objectivity Morally Defensible in Discussing the Holocaust?
98
Intruding on Private Grief
122
Christians as Holocaust Scholars
135
Art After Auschwitz
152
Reflections on PostHolocaust Ethics
169
Afterword
182
Contributors
190
Index
193
A Note on Harry James Cargas
197

Indifferent Accomplices
109

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